'Dirty Meat': Shocking Hygiene Failings Discovered in U.S. Pig and Chicken Plants

Supply Chain Brain

Food & Beverage Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America EuropeA joint investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) and the Guardian found that hygiene incidents are at numbers that experts described as “deeply worrying.”

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

It is no wonder that CEOs are huddling with their supply chain and government relations staffs to figure out short and long game strategies on how to best handle the crisis. North AmericaThe U.S.-China China trade war is escalating by the day and the U.S. relationship with NAFTA countries Canada and Mexico is increasingly tense. trade is heating up with imminent E.U. tariffs on the horizon.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace


Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. Industry and governments need workable solutions that can be implemented right now.”.

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has appointed three new vice presidents to enhance its new membership and government affairs efforts. TIA is North America's leading association for freight brokers and 3PLs, with more than 1,700 members.

Funding Questions Abound Over Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Supply Chain Brain

Trump said in his State of the Union address Tuesday night that he plans to use federal dollars to raise matching funds from state and local governments and the private sector to improve the nation’s infrastructure. Global Trade & Economics All Logistics Transportation & Distribution North America Home Page Latest News News Transportation Management Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services Home Page Slider

U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

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Other nations have responded with smart, well-funded innovation policies like better R&D tax incentives, more government funding for research, more funding for technology commercialization initiatives.” High-Tech/Electronics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America Asia PacificThe U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled. South Korea and Sweden retained their No.

A One-Sided Deal: The Economics of the Gordie Howe Bridge

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This contract is consolidated through a group of infrastructure companies known as Bridging North America. America’s Top 10 Exports. Global Logistics Government Logistics Michigan

Building Resilience in Supply Chains

Supply Chain Movement

At the same time as the launch of this report, the US government launched its Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security, calling for a global multistakeholder dialogue to effectively safeguard supply chains. This report, Building Resilience in Supply Chains, developed during phase II of the initiative, explores government and industry sector views on systemic supply chain risks and building a resilience framework to manage them.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?


and North America. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NORTH AMERICA.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News


From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain.

Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Shaman

World Kitchen’s supply chain– with significant manufacturing and distribution operations throughout North America and Asia– was complex. Governance. Personalization. Market microsegmentation. New product launch.

Van Horne Institute Considers Alaska Transport Route, and Weighs Trump’s Plans for Keystone XL


The Van Horne Institute is recognized both within Canada and internationally as one of North America’s leading research institutes focused on transportation, supply chain and logistics, regulatory affairs and information and communications, as measured through its contributions to the strategic decision-making and implementation processes in the public and private sectors. This leaves one option open: Go North.

Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

Perhaps it will be a regulatory body, because a strong case can be made that a national network built by a government agency would have a measurable impact on GDP.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments


Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Greater systems synchronization, especially with partner government agencies. The U.S.,

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

The race for excellence will be won on other continents than North America and mainland Europe. Few companies have the competence in global/regional governance and business decision making capabilities of the Colgate team. Definition.

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Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization


The adoption of advanced analytics has moved at a much slower pace in Asia Pacific compared to Europe or North America. Factors such as government regulations are difficult to incorporate into models.

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Altizon and a Key Strategic Partnership Announcement for Factory of the Future IoT Technology Support

Supply Chain Matters

Data isolation policies govern how data is physically stored and retained or backed-up for future retrieval. The companies plan to conduct joint sales and marketing efforts focused on the North America region.

The New NAFTA: What’s Changed? What’s the Impact?

Talking Logistics

How is government going to measure, track and control this? “A government is pushing this issue within the new agreement. The financial adjusts are just part of how we do business together in North America. Renegotiating the almost 25-year-old NAFTA trade agreement has been a priority of the current U.S.

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Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is primarily coming from North America and Europe, but these are the continents that represent the lowest levels of growth for supply chain 2020 (see figure 1). However, it requires new forms of corporate/government partnerships.

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International Sales Will Continue to Grow Say SMEs

Material Handling & Logistics

When asked which region offered the greatest opportunity over the next five years, a quarter (25%) of exporters said North America (Canada/Mexico), down from 34% in 2017 and 2016. Additionally, nearly one-third tap the resources of government agencies (30%) like the U.S.

The Importance of Securing B2B Networks with Augmented Identity and Information Security Management

Supply Chain Matters

OpenText Covisint manages well over 31 million identities and provisions and governs over 100,000 supplier connections.

Keith B. Carter on The Path to Actionable Intelligence


Keith is a global supply chain operations leader with over 16 years of extensive global experience in the Cosmetics-Beauty, Government, and Financial Services industries. provides expert guidance to establish a culture of fact-based decision making and appropriate high-speed governance.

Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system


The system is designed to provide benefits to all users, including state and local officials, procurement professionals, suppliers, government leaders, and citizens through increased transparency, eCommerce functionality, and advanced analytical reporting tools.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments


Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Greater systems synchronization, especially with partner government agencies. The U.S.,

Paving the Way for Sustainable Public Procurement


Direct purchasing by governments and state-owned enterprises accounts for 12 percent of GDP in OECD countries, and in the U.K. Although public procurement policies vary widely from country to country, most national governments issue purchasing guidelines for state-owned enterprises.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

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February 2015 North American Freight Numbers. AWS revenues grew 49 percent in Q1 2015 compared to Q1 2014, while the rest of its North America business grew 22 percent.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk


At the new plant, Mazda expects to produce cross-over models which Mazda will introduce to the North American market, and Toyota plans to produce the Corolla for the North American market. Toyota will be better positioned to respond to the growing North American market.

What's in Store for the Battery Supply Chain?


The collaboration of the two companies in North America is expected to significantly boost battery production. The market is only thriving at the moment thanks to tax credits from the government, but suppliers will need to find a way to sustain it in the long run.

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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Benchmark and Bid Your Carrier Rates

Talking Logistics

New Government Mandates and Regulations. John Miernicki leads CLX Logistics Bids & Benchmarks service division through North America and brings progressive experience implementing, operating and analyzing distribution networks to the company. In today’s highly competitive marketplace, understanding how your company’s procurement strategy and results compare with industry peers is critical.

The 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014


Government Regulation in Business and Why Businesses Should Not Throw in the Towel : Businesses that are not growing are dying. On this last day in 2014, from everyone at Cerasis, we wish you a Happy New Year and great success in 2015 for all those in business.

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

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CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology. The project is part of a collaboration between UC Berkeley Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology and Volvo Group of North America, sponsored by Caltrans and the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

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under Nafta—be made in North America to qualify for tariff-free trade. Now that Thanksgiving is past us, the mad dash to the end of the year is on. It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the supply chain and logistics realm, with lots of news related to global trade and technology.

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Trade Acronyms as a Second Language


CVD cases are established when a foreign government provides assistance and subsidies (e.g., Partner Government Agency (a.k.a. OGA or Other Government Agency). federal government that work with CBP to regulate specific products imported into the U.S.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?


Mexican government sources cite competitive advantages such as a stable currency exchange rate, advantageous regulatory conditions for trading, and highway and rail accessibility with over 150 international harbors.

November Market Update: Transportation Industry News


Read the November Market Update for more on this and other highlights on key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America. Government Regulations. Carriers Transportation Market Transportation Policy ATA driver FTR Government Regulations